2024 Conference Program

The conference will take place with an all hybrid in-person/Zoom format. Our in-person venue will be the Maloney Seminar Room, Social Sciences Building Room 224 (1145 E South Campus Dr).


  • The Social Sciences Building is wheelchair accessible via a side door facing the parking lot, and from there an elevator can take you to the second floor.
  • The University of Arizona supports the option of individuals to use the restroom that meets their individual needs or in which they feel safest; in addition, an all-gender bathroom can be found on the third floor (Social Sciences 309).
  • The University continues to recommend mask wearing in most indoor spaces.

Zoom participants: Please note that Tucson does not observe Daylight Saving Time. All times listed are in Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is not the same as Mountain Time (MT) or Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)!

Friday, April 5, 2024

3:00–5:00 Keynote Address: “Feminism and the Open Borders Debate”
Amy Reed-Sandoval (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
6:30 Dinner at Tumerico on 6th (2526 E 6th St)

Saturday, April 6, 2024

9:00–9:30 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222 (across from the seminar room)
9:30–10:40 “Care Labour, Alienated Labour, and Caregiving as a Process of Anti-alienation”
Yuanjin Xia (Queen’s University)
Comments: Luke Golemon
11:00–12:10 “Love for the Unborn”
April Chan (Northwestern University)
Comments: Ding
12:30–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “Beyond Gender Binary: Anti-Essentialism for Social Individuals”
Yang Wang (Simon Fraser University)
Comments: Lenin Vazquez-Toledo
3:15 Join us for a group photo in Social Sciences 224!
3:30–5:30 Keynote Address: “Structural Gaslighting”
Nora Berenstain (University of Tennessee, Knoxville)
7:00 Dinner at Jojo’s (76 W Washington St)

Sunday, April 7, 2024

9:00–9:30 Breakfast in Social Sciences 222
9:30–10:40 “Perspectival Gaslighting”
Caroline von Klemperer (Rutgers University)
Comments: Kyle Kirby
11:00–12:10 “The Role of Affect in Yun Huisun’s Songs of Resistance”
Joo Hyun Lee (American University)
Comments: Jacob Blitz
12:30–1:30 Lunch in Social Sciences 222
2:00–3:10 “Rethinking Answerability for Relational Autonomy”
Seonjung Kim (Florida State University)
Comments: Travis Quigley